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Latitude: 53.0285 / 53°1'42"N
Longitude: -1.4865 / 1°29'11"W
OS Eastings: 434537
OS Northings: 348036
OS Grid: SK345480
Mapcode National: GBR 6CP.30R
Mapcode Global: WHDGF.44FM
Entry Name: Road Archway and Footbridge (Includes Offices Forming South Part of Block in East Side of Archway)
Listing Date: 3 February 1966
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1087395
English Heritage Legacy ID: 78407
Location: Belper, Amber Valley, Derbyshire, DE56
District: Amber Valley
Civil Parish: Belper
Built-Up Area: Belper
Traditional County: Derbyshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire
Church of England Parish: Belper Christ Church
Church of England Diocese: Derby
Road archway and
(includes offices forming
south part of block in
east side of archway)
SK 3448 SE 1/53 3.2.66.
Late C18/early C19. (The road archway is said to date from the 1790s). Ashlar.
Two storeys. Slate roof, large segmental arch for double carriageway across
main road flanked by round headed pedestrian archways. The western wall dividing
the archways contains a drinking fountain. First floor has 5 casements of
3 lights each with glazing bars and gun embrasures commanding the roadway and
thought to have been installed in case of attack by the Luddites. Vest side
advanced, 3 storeys with casements. Footbridge or gangway extends along roadside
to north. Ashlar with segmental arch to road now blocked. Tall parapet on
outer side, short on inner side. Inter building to south of above 3 storeys,
stone has round corner turrets to south corners, eaves bard, plain frieze,
cornice and blocking course, minds between storeys. Two and 3 light casemnts
with mullions, upper windows with transoms. Top floor windows largest.
Listing NGR: SK3453748036
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